Paul A Locke
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Incorporating information from the U.S. Department of Energy low-dose program into regulatory decision-making: three policy integration challengesPaul A Locke
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room W7032G, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Health Phys 97:510-5. 2009..The third challenge concerns integrating the results of radiation epidemiology, especially epidemiologic studies among cohorts that are exposed to low dose and low-dose rate radiation, with the results of U.S. DOE low-dose studies...
- Implementing the National Academy's Vision and Strategy for Toxicity Testing: opportunities and challenges under the U.S. Toxic Substances Control ActPaul A Locke
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 13:376-84. 2010..This article discusses and evaluates the challenges and opportunities that arise under key provisions of one major U.S. toxics law, the Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA)...
- Communication of radiation benefits and risks in decision making: some lessons learnedPaul A Locke
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
Health Phys 101:626-9. 2011..It is concluded that effective communications in which radiation benefits are contrasted with health risks of exposure are an important aspect of making and implementing decisions on employing radiation health protection procedures...
- A replacement-first approach to toxicity testing is necessary to successfully reauthorize TSCAPaul A Locke
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, Baltimore, MD 20105, USA
ALTEX 28:266-72. 2011..The article shows that only by implementing a "replacement-first" strategy - a strategy that is not currently incorporated into TSCA reauthorization efforts - can TSCA modernization efforts potentially fill the toxic data voids...